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Armed Robbery Reported Near Starz Hotel

Patrol units were dispatched to Contant, in the area of the Starz Hotel, at approximately 2:48 a.m. Saturday, in reference to an armed robbery, the V.I. Police Department reported.

The victim stated that two black males jumped out of a vehicle, pushed him to the ground and struck him on the head with a firearm. He said that the suspects grabbed his chain, searched his pockets and removed his wallet. He stated they then fled the scene traveling eastward in an SUV, according to the report.

The victim was transported via ambulance to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center for medical treatment. The victim sustained a contusion to the head, bruising to the chest and lacerations to the inner lip and left palm, the report stated.

This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with any information regarding this crime can call 911, Criminal Investigation Bureau Detective D. Greenaway-Thomas at 340-774-2211 ext. 5574 or Crime Stoppers V.I.

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